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Valley City accepts police chief’s resignation
Devils Lake-based Guard unit head to Afghanistan
Inmate walks away from custody in Devils Lake
It's transition time at protest camps as people start leaving
Applications open for State Board of Higher Education
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Cleanup continues after oil pipeline spill in ND waterway
ND oil, gas royalty owners concerned about deductions from checks
ND joins lawsuit against BLM over methane rule
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
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Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Bellevue brings a unique situation to Dickinson State women's basketball
Mott-Regent boys look to build on 4th place finish
Mott-Regent Wildfire girls basketball back with a faster pace
Raptors bounce back to overtake Timberwolves
Bison rushing attack has been more productive late in the season
BARONE: The collapse of the political left
PARSONS: Support helps make an institution better
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
John R. Metz
John R. Metz
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
Bureau of Land Management
June 22, 2016
Court sets aside Obama administration fracking rules for public lands
A federal judge in Wyoming has set aside new regulations for hydraulic fracturing on public lands, a victory for oil and gas producers who vehemently...
June 22, 2016 - 3:02pm
May 11, 2016
BOE to expand on pipeline into McKenzie and Dunn counties
KILLDEER -- A proposed $55 million extension of the Bakken Oil Express pipeline into northern Dunn County and northeast McKenzie County will...
May 11, 2016 - 9:57pm
March 22, 2016
Comment period extended for proposed BLM flaring and venting rule
WASHINGTON -- The Bureau of Land Management said in a statement Tuesday that it is extending the comment period two weeks for its controversial proposed Methane and Waste Prevention Rule, which would reduce excess flaring, venting and leakage of natural gas on federal and Native American...
March 22, 2016 - 8:52pm
March 11, 2016
Oil industry wary of new federal emissions proposal
WILLISTON -– North Dakota’s oil industry says proposed federal regulations to reduce methane emissions could have a “dramatic” impact on the Bakken, but state regulators say it’s too early to know how they will respond. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister...
March 11, 2016 - 5:04pm
March 7, 2016
About 40 comment on proposed new BLM natural gas flaring, venting rules
Around 40 people waited to offer three minutes of praise or criticism to a proposed new Bureau of Land Management rule that would affect the...
March 7, 2016 - 2:45pm
March 2, 2016
BLM hearing on gas flaring and venting rule Thursday
The Bureau of Land Management is holding a public forum today regarding its proposed rule intended to reduce excess gas venting and flaring on federal and reservation lands from 1-4 p.m. on Thursday at the Astoria Hotel & Event Center in Dickinson. The rule is a response to complaints...
March 2, 2016 - 9:05pm
January 22, 2016
Obama administration seeks to curb methane emissions on public land
WASHINGTON -- In its latest move to combat climate change, the Obama administration on Friday said it will overhaul 30-year-old regulations for...
News/Nation and World
January 22, 2016 - 7:28pm
January 21, 2016
Trickling away: Multiple voices express concern over lost gas on federal lands
An environmental organization, western North Dakota Native Americans and a taxpayer watchdog group are all calling on the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to create stricter rules for capturing natural gas during oil production on federal and tribal lands. The BLM is expected to soon...
January 21, 2016 - 8:23pm
December 8, 2015
A modest proposal: Speakers outline proposed updates to BLM oil and gas regulations
Richard Estabrook, a petroleum engineer for the Bureau of Land Management, said its Onshore Orders regulations are a “very unique thing in...
December 8, 2015 - 9:03pm
December 7, 2015
Meeting today about change in oil and gas regulations
The Bureau of Land Management is holding a public meeting today to discuss updates to orders concerning extraction and measurement of oil and natural gas at 1 p.m. at the Astoria Hotel and Event Center. The meeting is the last of three being held in different parts to the country...
December 7, 2015 - 10:39pm
September 29, 2015
BLM proposes new rule to update oil production measurements
WASHINGTON -- The Bureau of Land Management announced a proposed rule Tuesday to update and replace its regulations governing the measurement of oil produced from onshore federal and Indian leases, according to a statement. The BLM states the rule would reflect advances in measurement...
September 29, 2015 - 11:15pm
BLM issues final mineral cost recovery fee
WASHINGTON -- The Bureau of Land Management issued a final rule Tuesday implementing the required annual adjustment to the fee schedule for mineral cost recovery projects, according to a statement. It will become effective Thursday. This final rule updates the fees charged to...
September 29, 2015 - 11:14pm
BLM OKs Hess pipeline crossing Lake Sakakawea
A Bureau of Land Management environmental assessment has found no significant impact related to the proposed Hess Hawkeye pipeline project, which will transport crude oil and natural gas from existing Hess facilities in McKenzie County, south of Lake Sakakawea, to existing facilities...
July 29, 2015 - 10:31pm
May 8, 2015
BLM seeks comment on proposed pipeline project
The Bureau of Land Management’s North Dakota Field Office in Dickinson is seeking public comments on a right-of-way application for a proposed pipeline project in McKenzie and Dunn counties. Bakken Oil Express Pipeline LLC has filed a right-of-way application to construct, operate,...
May 8, 2015 - 5:56pm
March 31, 2015
North Dakota seeks to join suit against federal fracking rule
BISMARCK - The state of North Dakota will join a lawsuit seeking to stop the Bureau of Land Management’s new hydraulic fracturing regulations,...
March 31, 2015 - 7:03pm